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Fark's favorite Headlines of the Week for 1/1 - 1/7
Posted by Unfreakable at 2012-01-13 2:19:48 PM (3 comments) | Permalink
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Nothing to add this week, last year's contest was great and looking forward to the 2012 contest being just as good. Here are the headlines from last week...

Headlines Of The Week for Sun 2012-01-01 to Sat 2012-01-07:  Sing a song of sixpence, A pocket full of rye. Several hundred blackbirds, Falling from the sky. Scientists are puzzled why, They're falling from the heavens. All they know is that this ain't A repeat from 2011  Scientists now think that the great Khmer empire in Cambodia collapsed due to a prolonged drought, and not because of immigration issues caused by too many Ankgor babies as previously thought  Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles resigns to spend more time with his children  Man to finally undergo surgery on one-meter tumor on his leg. Doctors will attempt to convert it to feet  Turns out it is actually quite healthy for your teen to talk back and let you know you're horrible. HORRIBLE. *slams door* HORRIBLE *slams door again* HORRIBLE *slam* YOU'RE HORRIBLE  China bus slides off snow-covered bridge, claims 16 lives and 1 curio cabinet  Mother of autistic son facing criminal charges because he's tardy. Well that just seems insensitive  Woman gives birth to 15 pound, 7 ounce baby. Man, this childhood obesity problem is really getting out of hand  "Maya region to profit from 2012 tourism" in what is likely the longest con ever  Seattle megachurch pastor sparks controversy over detailed sex book he wrote with his wife. Holy fark  Greenacres woman accused of having sex with a 15-year-old, making hotscakes that are inedible

Sports:  Dupuis, or not Dupuis: that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler to suffer the injuries and lousy play of a mediocre forward, or to take arms against a scoring drought, and by waiving end it  Bears part ways with offensive coordinator Mike Martz, who will now put his O-line coaching skills to use training matadors  West Virginia defeats Clemson 70-33 in the Orange Bowl. To put that into perspective, the last time a group of South Carolinians were beaten this badly, it ended slavery

Geek:  Spider-worm, Spider-worm, modified by a science firm. Spins a web, super-strong. Can be farmed, all year long. Watch out, here comes the Spider-worm  Hawaiian volcano Kilauea erupts for 29th continuous year. Still short of the record currently held by Bobby Knight  Farmer unearths ancient bronze drum that was beaten by Dongs. Impressive. Ouch, but impressive

Entertainment:  Snoop Dogg to appear on The Price is Right, be the guy who always bids $420  Robert Anderson, who played Darth Vader in the lightsaber duels in "Empire" and "Jedi" dies at 89. Will be digitally replaced by Hayden Christiansen at the funeral  Fergie thinks she might have a baby this year. But how will she know when her water breaks?

Politics:  USS Crazyeyes hits iceberg, sinks without a trace  Psychic spider-monkey will predict the winner of the New Hampshire primary. It's more scientific than a caucus, at least  Meghan McCain blasts Santorum. Well, I guess we all know now what she was doing earlier

Business:  Disney World to stay open 24 consecutive hours on February 29. Most families should have enough time to get on at least two or three rides  Total signs $2.3 billion shale deal. You would have to sign 500 Kellogg's shale deals to equal the shale dealing power of Total  Former Microsoft software architect starts new company called Cocomo. Reports are his business model will be to take it fast, then to take it slow
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3 Comments     (+0 »)
2012-01-13 02:34:53 PM  
Mother of autistic son facing criminal charges because he's tardy. Well that just seems insensitive
Farmer unearths ancient bronze drum that was beaten by Dongs. Impressive. Ouch, but impressive

My faves of the week.
2012-01-13 05:37:29 PM  
After 70-something greenlights, my first ever HOTW nod! (Business section, Cocomo) This obviously means I'm only funny less than 5% of the time, but I can take that.
2012-01-13 07:11:11 PM  
This was my second green (Sports, Dupuis), first to go HOTW. My first green was also sports. About a player move. By the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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